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Tornado Rips thru 4H Camp Cloverleaf in Lake Placid, Fl

Published: Dec 31, 1969 7:00 PM EST

"Praise the Lord NO Campers were here" states Lindsey Swaford, veteran 4H camp staff.  "It was so scary.  I went straight to the bathroom and crumpled down when I heard the roar.  Natalie and I could hear this very loud whistle.  When it was over, the camp was a mess.  Canoes were in trees and blown from the lake all the way up to the parking lot."  Camp had to be cancelled for this week.  Staff is busy cleaning up the aftermath with smiles and getting ready for campers next week.  Unfortunately, damage to equipment and grounds could be costly.  Thank you to the volunteers and staff that are dedicated to the children all over the state of Florida, that have enjoyed this 4H camp for decades.  Your efforts are appreciated.  Go away Debby.  

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